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4-year-old girl pulled from pond in Newark, Del.

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 11:13

4-year-old girl pulled from pond in Newark, Delaware diesA young girl is hospitalized after being pulled from a pond in Newark, Delaware Saturday night.


Sixers' Embiid hits setback in recovery from foot injury

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 10:48

Sixers' Embiid hits setback in recovery from foot injuryBad news for the Sixers. A scan on Joel Embiid's right foot reveals less healing than anticipated.


Sixers' Embiid hits setback in recovery from foot injury

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 10:48

Sixers' Embiid hits setback in recovery from foot injuryBad news for the Sixers. A scan on Joel Embiid's right foot reveals less healing than anticipated.


5 Injured in Accidental Gunfire at Waldorf-Astoria Wedding Reception

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 10:41
The person who fired the gun was taken into custody.

Police source: 4 hurt when gun goes off at Waldorf Astoria

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 10:41

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2014 file photo, a taxi passes in front of the fabled Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York. A police source said a wedding guest’s gun went off accidentally at New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Saturday, June 13, 2015, and a few people suffered minor injuries from debris. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A police source says a wedding guest's gun went off accidentally at New York's swanky Waldorf Astoria Hotel and four people suffered minor injuries from debris.


Gunfire wounds four at Waldorf Astoria wedding in New York

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 10:15
The incident at the hotel in Midtown Manhattan took place at about 7:30 p.m. ET and is believed to have been an accident. The New York Post reported that the gun belonged to a wedding guest. It went off in the lobby of the hotel, run by Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc as guests were taking photos.

Clinton pitches to working Americans at presidential campaign rally

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 09:54

Chelsea Clinton, husband Marc Mezvinsky, U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton stand onstage at a campaign kick off rally in Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island in New YPresidential candidate Hillary Clinton promised on Saturday to fight for a fairer society for ordinary Americans, staking out a place on the left to cut off any budding challenge for the Democratic nomination. In the first major rally of her campaign for the November 2016 presidential election, Clinton touched on many of the issues that energize liberal Democrats. Speaking on New York's Roosevelt Island, with Manhattan's skyscrapers as a backdrop, Clinton promised to "make the economy work for everyday Americans, not just those at the top" if elected president.


Body of US citizen killed fighting ISIS is returned home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 09:53
BOSTON (AP) — The body of a Massachusetts man killed while fighting alongside the Kurds against the Islamic State group has been returned home.

4 Injured in Accidental Gunfire at Waldorf-Astoria Wedding Reception

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 09:51
The person who fired the gun was taken into custody.

Authorities ID woman killed in Iowa mall shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 09:06

This undated photo provided by the Coralville Police Department shows Alexander Matthew Kozak, who has been charged with first-degree murder in a shooting that occurred Friday, June 12, 2015, inside Coral Ridge Mall near its food court. The woman shot and killed in the eastern Iowa shopping mall was a 20-year-old employee of a children's museum inside the mall and knew the man who shot her, authorities said on Saturday during a news conference. (Coralville Police Department via AP) MANDATORY CREDITCORALVILLE, Iowa (AP) — A woman shot and killed in an eastern Iowa shopping mall was a 20-year-old employee of a children's museum inside the mall and knew the man who shot her, authorities said Saturday.


Los Angeles mayor signs $15/hour minimum wage hike into law

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 09:02

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signs an ordinance raising the city's minimum wage in Los AngelesLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Saturday signed a law hiking the city’s minimum wage from $9 an hour to $15 by 2020, an increase that will affect hundreds of thousands of workers. The Los Angeles City Council approved the wage hike in May with a 14-1 vote. The law requires businesses with 25 or more employees to increase pay for minimum wage workers to $15 by 2020.


NY rural residents on edge as search for 2 killers continues

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 08:53

Joyce Mitchell is led into court June 12, 2015 in Plattsburgh, New York, where she pleaded not guilty to helping two convicted killers in New York state escape by smuggling tools to themDANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) — Residents in rural New York, unaccustomed to locking their doors, day or night, were on edge Saturday as the massive manhunt for two killers stretched over an eighth day and the two men remained undetected after cutting themselves out of a maximum-security prison with power tools.


Suspect killed after attack on Dallas police headquarters

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 08:43

Handout photo of Dallas Police Department headquarters windows riddled with bullet holes in DallasA man attacked the headquarters of the Dallas Police Department with gunfire and explosives early on Saturday and was shot dead inside a van by police snipers, ending a standoff, authorities said. The hours-long drama began soon after midnight when the suspect, who identified himself to police as a man who had a history of delusions and criminal charges, riddled the headquarters with bullets, police said.


Search for missing Utah climber on Mount Rainier suspended

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 08:17
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — The search for the missing Utah climber on Mount Rainier was called off Saturday afternoon after a helicopter spotted the body of a deceased male climber near the summit.

Los Angeles raises minimum wage to $15 per hour

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 08:17

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, center, joins members of the City Council and community leaders as he signs into law an ordinance that will gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, in at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 13, 2015. The ordinance makes Los Angeles the largest city in the U.S. to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti signed into law on Saturday an ordinance that makes Los Angeles the biggest city in the nation to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.


8 hospitalized following battle at Cheltenham high-rise

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 08:09

8 hospitalized following battle at Cheltenham high-riseEight people were hospitalized following a fire inside a high rise apartment building in Cheltenham's Wyncote section Saturday afternoon.


Navy ship christened for Giffords, wounded in 2011 shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 08:01

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona is helped to the podium by her husband, retired U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Kelly, as the USS Gabrielle Giffords, a littoral combat ship built at the Austal USA shipyards in Mobile, Ala, is christened during a ceremony Saturday, June 13, 2015, in Mobile, Ala. Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona had a Navy vessel named in her honor during a ceremony at a Mobile, Alabama, shipyard Saturday afternoon. (Mike Brantley/AL.com via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITMOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona had a Navy vessel named in her honor during a ceremony at a Mobile, Alabama, shipyard Saturday afternoon.


Latest: Father of man linked to shooting says son was angry

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 07:57

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2011, file photo, Dallas Police Chief David Brown speaks during a news conference at police headquarters in Dallas. Dallas police say one or more suspects opened fire on police headquarters early Saturday morning, June 13, 2015, rammed a police car and fled to a fast food restaurant just off interstate 45 outside the city where they are engaged in a standoff with police. Police Chief Brown tells a news confrerence that preliminary witness statements suggest there may have been other assailants firing from elevated locations. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)DALLAS (AP) — 6 p.m. (CDT)


Phillies fall to Pirates for 9th straight road loss

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 07:46

Phillies fall to Pirates for 9th straight road lossGerrit Cole allowed two runs in six innings to become the first pitcher in the majors to 10 victories this season as the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Saturday.